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A (Virtual) Passage to India: the Virtual Curation Laboratory and HNB Garhwal University

by Bernard K. Means, Director In India, which is 10.5 hours ahead of the eastern U.S., millions are celebrating the 66th Republic Day, which acknowledges the adoption of the nation’s Constitution.  U.S. President Barack Obama will soon be the first American president to attend India’s Republic Day parade, an action that is taking to foster stronger relations between India and … Continue reading

Educational Applications of 3D Printing in the Virtual Curation Lab

by Bernard K. Means, Director 3D printing is taking the world by storm, and certainly is consuming quite a bit of my time and my interns and students working in the Virtual Curation Laboratory (VCL).  Today I work to complete a grant that will hopefully support a collaborative  partnership between the VCL and Dr. Vinod … Continue reading

The Resilience of These Artifacts to the Weathering of Time: An Intern’s View

by Frank Roberts, Intern, Virtual Curation Laboratory Growing up in Northern Virginia, it is easy to take for granted the availability and immediacy of institutions aimed at providing a window into our collective past.  Attending a public school two hours outside of Washington D.C. meant that my teachers were able to exploit the numerous, culturally … Continue reading